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Pro recap — week 9


Miami Dolphins running back Reggie Bush (Bush had a second consecutive great week, touching the ball 16 times for 142 yards and a score in a shocking 31-3 Miami victory against the Chiefs.) Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel (20/39, 253 yards) Kansas City wide receiver Keary Colbert (one catch, five yards) Atlanta Falcons offensive […]

Pro recap: Week 6


With 41 players on NFL rosters on opening day, USC ranked second in terms of producing pro talent. See how former Trojans fared in the NFL this past week: • Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil (Panthers were beat up against Atlanta, 31-17. Run game was effective — 25 attempts for 142 yards and two scores — […]

NFL roster cuts hard on former Trojans


The Struggle for 53 — What Trojans made the NFL cut, who missed out It’s that time of year. The NFL is almost here. This past weekend featured the fourth and final preseason games for teams, and final cuts were made to trim all rosters to 53. Here are the former Trojans unable to make […]

USC DIGEST


Falyn Fonoimoana declared ineligible The No. 2 USC women’s volleyball team, which begins its season Aug. 26, can take pride in last year’s impressive run to the Final Four and the return of several players who earned Pac-10 or All-American honors just a year ago. On Friday, those feats were momentarily overshadowed by a huge […]

Conflict between Mays and Carroll convoluted


A lot of things that happen in sports are unpredictable and unforeseeable. It comes with the territory, I guess. We are trained to believe anything’s possible in the world of sports — on or off the field. But every once in a while you get something so odd, so unprecedented, that you are a little […]

Mays angry at Carroll


Former USC Safety Taylor Mays is blaming ex-coach Pete Carroll after being picked in the second round of the NFL draft.

The way the 2010 NFL draft should be


Mock drafts are humorous attempts to satisfy our constant need to predict things. If you want to know how much value they hold, you should not overlook the presence of the word “mock.” Last year I ran a running diary for the first day of the NFL draft. Because I have the Thursday column this […]

NFL draft day


Former USC coach Pete Carroll left for the NFL right as the semester started. Now, with the spring semester coming to a close, many of the players Carroll mentored during his time at USC will be moving on to the pros as well. As many as 16 Trojans could be drafted in the NFL’s annual […]